Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


Little Greek adds a COO

Bryan St.George had previously been the fast casual’s vice president of operations and development.


Mendocino Farms names Kevin Miles CEO

The former Zoes Kitchen chief executive takes over as the chain starts expanding into new markets.

The chain has been a habitual top performer in casual dining, a segment with far more downs than ups in recent years. What is it doing that competitors don’t?

Artie Starrs was named CEO of sister company Pizza Hut as parent company Yum Brands further shifts its leadership structure.

Kurt Schnaubelt joins the diversified restaurant company from a consulting firm.

Tom Kurrikoff, formerly of TGI Fridays, will lead Rego Restaurant Group’s finances as it explores strategic acquisitions.

She plans to leave the company in October, according to reports, and no successor has been named.

Bob Bafundo, the company’s president, was named “principal executive officer” of Rave Restaurant Group.

Daniel Haroun, who has worked for Restaurant Brands International, takes over the post from an executive who resigned earlier this year.

The chain's longtime leader foresees changes for a concept that has been careful not to move with every market ripple.

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